fatal wreck on I-24

Truck driver killed in crash in Hermitage

by Ponce Law | June 8th, 2020

HERMITAGE, T.N. – A Nashville truck driver was killed in a fatal crash in Hermitage on Thursday evening, according to a press release from the Nashville City Government.

The press release states that 57-year-old Richard Lejeune was driving a 2020 Freightliner truck on I-24 West when he tried to successfully navigate a curve on the road and veered off the freeway. His vehicle then slammed into a nearby rock wall.

The victim was killed upon impact. Investigators do not believe he was impaired at the time of the accident.

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